senate Bill S1738

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Imposes penalties for non-compliance of division of housing and community renewal orders

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to housing, construction and community development
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S1738 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1125
Law Section:
Public Housing Law
Laws Affected:
Add §14-a, Pub Hous L; add Title 26 Chap 1 §26-101, NYC Ad Cd
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3115, A1717
2009-2010: A10922

S1738 - Summary

Imposes penalties for non-compliance of DHCR orders by owners of multiple dwelling units; provides a fine of $5,000 for each instance of non-compliance.

S1738 - Sponsor Memo

S1738 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1738

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sen. ESPAILLAT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Housing, Construction and
  Community Development

AN ACT to amend the public housing law and the  administrative  code  of
  the  city  of New York, in relation to penalties for non-compliance of
  division of housing and community renewal orders

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The public housing law is amended by adding a new section
14-a to read as follows:
  S 14-A. PENALTIES FOR NON-COMPLIANCE.  ANY  LANDLORD  OR  OWNER  OF  A
MULTIPLE  DWELLING WHO FAILS TO COMPLY WITH ANY ORDER BY THE DIVISION OF
HOUSING SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A  FINE  OF  NOT  MORE  THAN  FIVE  THOUSAND
DOLLARS FOR EACH INSTANCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE.
  S  2.  Title  26 of the administrative code of the city of New York is
amended by adding a new chapter 1 to read as follows:
                                CHAPTER 1
                              MISCELLANEOUS
SECTION 26-101 PENALTIES FOR NON-COMPLIANCE.
  S 26-101 PENALTIES FOR NON-COMPLIANCE. 1. ANY OWNER OF A DWELLING UNIT
WHO FAILS TO COMPLY WITH ANY ORDER BY THE DIVISION OF HOUSING AND COMMU-
NITY RENEWAL SHALL BE SUBJECT TO A FINE OF NOT MORE THAN  FIVE  THOUSAND
DOLLARS FOR EACH INSTANCE OF NON-COMPLIANCE.
  2. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
  (A) THE TERM "OWNER" SHALL MEAN AND INCLUDE THE OWNER OR OWNERS OF THE
FREEHOLD OF THE PREMISES OR LESSER ESTATE THEREIN, A MORTGAGEE OR VENDEE
IN  POSSESSION,  ASSIGNEE OF RENTS, RECEIVER, EXECUTOR, TRUSTEE, LESSEE,
AGENT, OR ANY OTHER PERSON, FIRM OR CORPORATION, DIRECTLY OR  INDIRECTLY
IN CONTROL OF A DWELLING; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02336-01-3

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